Experimental Design for Acid Content Determination in Organic Acid

Kumaraguru A/L Gunasegaran, Kumaraguru (2009) Experimental Design for Acid Content Determination in Organic Acid. [Final Year Project] (Unpublished)

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My research is on acid content determination in the organic acid. The primary
objective of the project is to design and develop the experimental procedures to
determine the acid content of organic acid. Before proceeding with the experimental
design, I will utilize the existing methods of determining the acidity of organic acid. The
already available methods are using the pH probe and also performing the Total Acid
Number (TAN) measurement. For the TAN measurement, specifically the Potentiometric
Titration will be utilized to evaluate the acid content of the acid sample.
The second main task will be the identification of the indirect measurement
parameters of the organic acid. This is to correlate those parameters' values with the
acidity of the organic acid.
The main experiment, which is Potentiometric Titration by using the auto-titrator,
already been conducted. Several runs of experiments were preformed and the results were
analyzed in order to achieve the primary objective of this project. The other indirect
measurement parameters, were identified upon thorough research on the properties of the
organic acid (acetic acid) and the relevant experiments were conducted sequentially, after
the Potentiometric Titration experiment

Item Type: Final Year Project
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Departments / MOR / COE: Engineering > Chemical
Depositing User: Users 5 not found.
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 12:24
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:44
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/549

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